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Policy Issues and Legal Topics Affecting Multifamily Housing

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We are only six months into 2022, but the trend of housing providers leaving the Seattle market hasn’t slowed down. According to the latest...

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Dispute Resolution Centers (DRCs) across the state are tasked with handling mediation between housing providers and residents when issues with lease...

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And that's a wrap (Sine Die) with the industry victorious!

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Seattle sheds 9,759 more rental units, adds only 27 units...

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Take a look at these three local housing providers that share their reflections, expectations, and how they are moving forward post-moratorium.

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City of Kenmore (Ordinance) Creates a defense to eviction where the rent was unpaid during the public health emergency or a substantial increase...

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On Monday January 10, 2022, the City of Spokane passed an ordinance parroting language directly from the Governor's expired eviction...

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Seattle's population grew by about 50,000 people between July 2018 and May 2021, but the city saw a net loss of 785 rental properties according to...

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Governor Inslee’s eviction “Bridge” is scheduled to end on October 31.

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We have defined this terminology below to better inform our members and the housing industry, tenants of our communities and residential property...

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To help meet renters’ needs in the current multifamily housing climate, cities and states are starting to take a closer look at move-in...

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In many places across the state, rents are still below pre-pandemic levels, yet costs for housing providers have continued to rise. Those increased...

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